running

Nick Matteucci on trimming times, keeping the ball rolling

Senior Nick Matteucci has the fastest mile time in DIII; one Student Life reporter got the chance to sit down with him and talk about his life on and off the track.

| Senior Sports Editor

Two top-four finishes for cross country at NCAA nationals

In front of a Louisville, Ky. crowd that featured 100 Washington University student athletes and at least 50 alumni, the cross country team capped its season with two final four finishes in the national championships on Saturday, as the No. 1 women’s team came second and the No. 10 men’s team finished fourth.

| Senior Sports Editor

Women’s XC wins UAA title, men come second

Over the last five years, the following has become nearly habitual for the No. 2 Washington University women’s cross country team: They go to University Athletic Association (UAA) championships, they win UAA championships and they come home from UAA championships.

| Senior Sports Editor

Running should be socially acceptable transportation

Our unwillingness to run in public is not necessarily problematic, but I want to draw attention to the benefits of which we are unknowingly depriving ourselves.

| Staff Writer

Taken from the park: Aly Wayne’s improbable run to the top

On Nov. 21, 2015, Aly Wayne, not a member of the Washington University women’s cross-country team just a month earlier, was the second-fastest Bear and the 47th fastest Division III runner at the NCAA Championships in Wisconsin, far from the fields of St. Louis.

| Sports Editor

Club sports teams close fall seasons at nationals

Though the top-ranked Washington University women’s soccer team missed out on a travel opportunity to San Antonio for this weekend’s national semifinals, the women’s club soccer players had punched their tickets to the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) Soccer Championships Nov. 21-23 in Phoenix.

| Senior Sports Editor

Winning the Race

On a dark, crisp summer morning, choices I had made more than two years ago were reappearing. The sweat dripping off of 23-year-old Tyler’s face was evidence of a goal he had set just a few days earlier. His legs were tired, but he wasn’t giving up. The two-mile run was nearing an end; he was going to finally pass the Army Physical Fitness Test.

| Staff Columnist on Deployment

Students respond to Skinker, Forest Park construction

Across Skinker Boulevard and Forest Park Parkway, orange cones and construction tape can be found all over the sidewalks, obstructing the way for joggers, bikers and pedestrians alike. Much of the response about the construction has been negative, as the construction not only poses an inconvenience for pedestrians, but it is also dangerous when they have to walk along the car lanes.

| Contributing Reporter

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